Albany, NY (WIBX) - A volunteer firefighter in Edmeston is accused of receiving, possessing and distributing child pornography.

The charges against 31-year-old Joseph Green follow an investigation by State Police, Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Authorities say Green, through his Yahoo Messenger account, PEDOMAN20, was sending sexually explicit photos of what appeared to be prepubescent children to law enforcement officers online.

If convicted, Green faces upto 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

Police seized Green's computers, photos and cell phone. He was also issued an appearance ticket for marijuana possession.